Wearable

<p>Using a tiny video camera, smart glasses show an experienced remote technician exactly what the on-site technician is looking at.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · August 21, 2018
Not every facility has experienced maintenance technicians at the ready. With a combination of video, augmented reality and more, smart glasses provide a direct link to remote technicians who know how to guide others to get equipment back up and running.
By Roberto Michel · December 14, 2016
Wearable technologies are nothing new in warehouses. For decades, equipment such as ring scanners, arm-mounted devices, and voice headsets and terminals have made warehouse processes more productive and accurate. That doesn’t mean, however, that wearables are standing still.
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2015
Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) announces first in series of free monthly webinars.
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By Josh Bond · October 1, 2015
Deadlines, data and finding solutions for each are pushing the end-user and supplier communities to adapt.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2015
Best practices account for the behavior of the operator and the equipment.
By Roberto Michel · August 1, 2015
Data collection devices for the warehouse have long been RF enabled and mobile, but heavily focused on simple data capture routines. Now tablets, smart phones and other devices are supporting richer apps and management activity, while wearable, wireless printers give warehouse workers the capability to perform efficient, on-demand printing.
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2015
A look at what’s new in voice, mobile and pick-to-light technology for today’s warehouses and distribution centers.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2015
As the pull of consumer demand replaces the push of the traditional supply chain, the replenishment function is being pulled in more than one direction. Following successes in pick optimization, the industry is turning its attention to reaping the benefits of refined replenishment.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2015
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Scott Sopher at Deloitte about a recent survey conducted with MHI.
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